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Brooklyn Neck Injury Lawyers

Most serious neck injuries in New York are incurred due to auto accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, and a variety of harmful sports accidents. What Type of Monetary Recovery Can I Obtain After a Neck Injury in New York ? After a personal injury in Brooklyn where you suffer a neck injury, you can recover fair and reasonable compensation for all of your harms and losses which the law calls damages. It is very important to obtain a free consultation to fully understand all aspects of personal injury law because the insurance...

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Diffuse Axonal Brain Injuries in New York City

The human brain contains billions of nerve cells. These cells communicate with each other via axons which are long fibers and comprise the white matter in the brain. Traumatic events that happen in an accident can damage these axons resulting in diffuse axonal injury to the brain. Diffuse Axonal Brain Injury (“DAI”) is also known as acquired brain injury, axonal shearing, or a head injury. How Axonal Injury Occurs Examples of how DAI can occur include: whiplash injury or acceleration/deceleration can result in traumatic twisting of the axons An impact to the head can cut, stretch, twist, or otherwise injure the axon...

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NYC Healthcare Construction Jobs Increase Could Lead To More Accidents

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Although many new NYC healthcare construction projects are bringing critically needed jobs during the pandemic, safety guidelines must still be closely followed to limit accidents. Between 2020 and 2023, NYC boroughs (except for Staten Island) should experience a thirty-eight percent (38%) increase in healthcare sector construction, costing about $9.4 billion. That number reflects a slight increase over the $6.8 billion the city spent between 2016 and 2019. Many of the new buildings will be constructed in the Bronx and Brooklyn. All OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) officials and construction site managers must keep enforcing all basic safety measures – while...

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EP04 S01: How Facebook can HELP your Personal Injury Lawsuit

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"Stay off of Facebook. You don't want to be on Facebook, make it private." But when you think about it, if you have a truly injured client, it might be the exact opposite. Why would a client want to be on Facebook? Listen to our new episode to discover why! [buzzsprout episode='5222689' player='true']   Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS    Full Transcript: Welcome to Trial Stories an informative discussion of civil justice with a focus on the human story. I'm your host. Arkady Frekhtman a New York City trial lawyer passionate about helping serious injury victims and their families. Hi everybody. My name is Arkady Frekhtman....

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New York City Brain Injury Diagnosis

After people have survived major accidents that may have damaged their brains, they must then undergo a highly-detailed set of tests and procedures so their condition can be properly diagnosed. During this process, patients may need to be evaluated by one or more of the following: physicians, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists and neurosurgeons. What makes this type of diagnosis so difficult is that even when all the most sophisticated tests currently available indicate that you do not have a traumatic brain injury (TBI) – you may be suffering from one. Furthermore, you may not know the full extent of your losses until your...

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Signs and Symptoms of a Brain Injury in New York City

In the U.S. over five million people live with a brain injury while over one million head injuries occur each year. New York City or Manhattan has some of the top medical specialists in the world who can diagnose and treat various brain injuries caused by accidents in the New York area. It is vital to immediately hire an experienced brain injury attorney who works closely with top medical specialists so that a head injury may receive proper medical care leading to the greatest chance of cure. While helping individuals get better by coordinating their medical care, an experienced New...

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Damages in New York City Brain Injury Cases

Those who haven’t suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) often assume that the most difficult problems survivors must confront occur right after their accidents as they undergo surgeries and different treatments prior to completing rehabilitation programs. Yet reality shows that many TBI patients wind up struggling with their injuries for the rest of their lives. In most cases, traumatic brain injuries develop after a person endures some type of blow, jolt or bump to the head that disrupts normal brain functioning. While these events may only last a few seconds, the damage is often extensive. In fact, Centers for Disease Control...

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New York Brain Injury Lawyer

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The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that each year nearly 1.5 million people in the United States suffers a brain injury. The CDC also found that currently, more than 5 million Americans have required prolonged hospitalization or long-term medical care because of traumatic brain injuries. Frekhtman & Associates represents victims of traumatic brain injuries, head injuries, and other types of personal injuries within New York City, Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. What Are Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries? A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is often caused by a blunt force impact with some outside entity. A TBI can occur as a result...

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New York City Brain Injury Diagnostic Testing

There are a number of diagnostic tests that can help doctors pinpoint the location of a brain injury for prognosis and treatment. One valuable type of imaging scan is a SPECT or PET-SCAN which shows a traumatic brain injury in color. PET Scan PET Scan is short for positron emission tomography. In the U.S., close to 2 million people suffer a brain injury each year with up to eighty five percent of all injuries being classified as mild TBI. However, a conventional MRI cannot diagnose mild TBI as it is simply insensitive to this injury. A PET SCAN is a functional imaging...

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Benefits of Working with a Brooklyn Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

Personal injury attorneys fully know and understand the seriousness of traumatic brain injuries. They recognize that these types of injuries could tremendously impact a person's life and try to do whatever they can to ensure that the victims are properly compensated for their injuries. If you have sustained such injuries, get in touch with a skilled and compassionate attorney. Schedule a consultation today and take advantage of the benefits of working with a Brooklyn traumatic brain injury attorney. Seriousness of Traumatic Brain Injuries Traumatic brain injuries are viewed slightly different from other catastrophic injuries due to the complexities of brain injuries. In...

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